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Brian Flynn Named Executive VP, General Manager at Sonoma Raceway

Distinguished motorsports business veteran Brian Flynn has been named the new executive vice president and general manager at Sonoma Raceway, the road course and 1/4-mile drag strip in Sonoma, California. With 30 years of senior motorsports and business management experience, Flynn will serve for the first time as a sports venue executive after consulting for

Aric Almirola Wins Inaugural Xfinity Race at Sonoma

Aric Almirola won Saturday’s inaugural Xfinity Series DoorDash 250 at Sonoma Raceway, marking the fourth victory of his Xfinity Series career, first on a road course, and first win for the RSS Racing team. “Congratulations to Aric, Rod Sieg, and everyone at RSS Racing and Stewart-Haas Racing on the Xfinity race win at Sonoma” said Doug

Sonoma Raceway Names Karen Davis VP, Marketing and Events

Officials with Sonoma Raceway—the road course and drag strip located in Sonoma, California and owned by Speedway Motorsports—have appointed NASCAR industry veteran Karen Davis as the vice president of Marketing and Events. “I am thrilled to take on this new role at Sonoma Raceway as it rounds out my professional experience in motorsports marketing with

Holley High Voltage Experience Hits Sonoma Raceway

Holley’s “High Voltage Experience” took place last weekend (November 13-14th 2021) and offered the ultimate playground for EV owners, drivers, and enthusiasts alike. Set at Sonoma Raceway in CA Nov 13-14, the event offered multiple high-performance driving events and an opportunities for the emerging EV culture to come together. Motorsports events included autocross, road course,

Sonoma Appoints Nick Bublitz as Drag Strip Manager

Nick Bublitz has been named Sonoma Raceway’s Drag Strip Manager and will manage the raceway’s 1/4-mile drag strip and drag racing programs. In his new role, Bublitz will be responsible for the drag strip’s day-to-day operations, including the weekly Wednesday Night Drags program, which is set to kick off on March 17. Bublitz takes over

Jill Gregory Named Executive VP & GM at Sonoma Raceway

NASCAR executive and sports marketer Jill Gregory has been named the new executive vice president and general manager at Sonoma Raceway, as announced by Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith. Named by Adweek as one of “The Most Powerful Women in Sports” for the past two years, Gregory assumes leadership of the historic 1,600-acre

Sonoma Raceway President Set to Retire

After nearly three decades at the helm of one of Northern California’s premier motorsports facilities, Sonoma Raceway President and GM Steve Page announced that he will retire at the end of 2020. Page’s 29-year tenure at the road course and drag strip, which began in 1991 at then-Sears Point Raceway, spanned two owners and the

Sonoma Raceway President Urges Congress to Protect American Motorsports

Sonoma Raceway President and General Manager, Steve Page, recently testified before a key Congressional subcommittee, urging members to continue to allow street vehicles to be modified and converted for motorsports competition.

Joey Logano Crew Chief Todd Gordon Earns MOOG ‘Problem Solver’ Honors at Sonoma Raceway

Joey Logano and the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion scored their third straight top-five finish and crew chief Todd Gordon earned his second MOOG “Problem Solver of the Race” Award in Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Sonoma Raceway.